100th Anniversary 1924-2024

The Ariston Cafe

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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, &
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Friday - Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Ariston Cafe Appetizers & Salads

Whet your appetite with delicious Ariston Cafe appetizers and salads made fresh. We offer a wide range of favorites and our own spin on a few classics. Check out the full list of options below.



Fried Artichoke Hearts - Flavorful Artichoke Hearts Lightly Seasoned & Golden Fried - $9.49

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
- $9.49 Served with our homemade meat sauce.

Nachos Grande
- Crisp Tortilla Chips Topped With Homemade Taco Meat & Smothered In Monterey Jack Cheese, All Topped With Diced Tomatoes, Diced Jalapenos, Green Onions, & Sour Cream - $10.99

Onion Rings
- Thick-Sliced, Batter Dipped Onion Rings - $9.49

Fried Green Beans
- Caramelized Onion-Battered Green Beans Deep Fried & Served With Ranch Dressing - $9.49

Combination Platter
- Cheese Sticks, Ravioli, & Onion Rings Served With Homemade Meat Sauce - $15.99

Buffalo Style Chicken Wings - Our Crispy, Spicy Chicken Wings Are Served With Celery Sticks & Bleu Cheese or Ranch Dressing - Single 10-Piece Order, $12.99 or Double 20-Piece Order, $18.99

Toasted Ravioli - Meat-Filled Ravioli Lightly Breaded & Served With Homemade Meat Sauce - $9.49

Chicken Strips & Honey Mustard
- All-Breast Filets Of Tender Chicken Lightly Breaded, Fried, & Served With Honey Mustard - $9.99

Portobello Mushroom Fries - Tender Portobello Mushroom Slices With a Delicious, Crunchy Coating - $9.49

Greek-Style Chicken Livers
- Grilled With Fresh Lemon & Oregano - $9.49

Soup Of the Day - Cup, $2.99 or Bowl, $3.99

Endless Soup & Salad Bar - $9.49

Potato Skins - Reloaded then topped with cheese and bacon, twice baked - $9.49

Specialty Salads

Dressings: Homemade Ranch, French, Blue Cheese, Italian, Poppy seed, Honey Mustard, and 1,000 Island.

Greek Chicken Salad - Broiled Chicken breast served on our famous Greek salad with crumbled Feta cheese - $10.99

Buffalo Chicken Salad
- Deep fried chicken filet served with mixed greens, tomato wedges, and shredded Colby Cheese with Ranch or bleu cheese - $10.99

Broiled Chicken Salad
- Broiled breast of chicken served on a bed of mixed greens with tomato wedges, artichokes, and shredded Colby cheese - $10.99

B.L.T. Salad
- Crisp bacon strips and tomato slices on mixed greens with shredded Colby cheese and hard-boiled egg wedges, served with ranch dressing - $10.99

The Ariston's Athenian Salad - Lots of crisp greens, a hard-boiled egg, and tomato wedges topped with chopped ham or turkey and shredded Colby cheese - $ 10.99

Greek Salad
- Tossed green salad with all fresh tomatoes, onion, green pepper, oregano, kalamata olives, crumbled Feta cheese, croutons, and our delicious Greek dressing - $9.49

Our Special Taco Salad
- Crisp salad greens in a crunchy tortilla shell with shredded Colby cheese, tomato, sour cream, and your choice of taco meat or seasoned chicken - $10.99

Fried Chicken Salad - Fried chicken filet sliced and served on a bed of mixed greens with tomato wedges, artichoke hearts, and shredded Colby Cheese - $10.99

Side Dishes

Real Mashed Potatoes
French Fries
Cole Slaw
Apple Sauce
American Fries
Fresh Broccoli
Hash Browns
Green Beans
Tossed Salad
Cottage Cheese

All $3.29 Each

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs, may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.

All to-go orders are subject to a $2.00 carryout charge.
Credit card orders are charged a 3.5% surcharge.